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Wurzweiler Professor Jonathan Fast on Bullying and Shame

Jonathan FastIn New Book, Wurzweiler Professor Jonathan Fast Explores Hidden Roots of Bullying

As the American public grapples with a growing awareness of the problem of bullying, both within schools and outside of them, and heated debate about where to lay the blame for school shootings becomes a regular feature of political debates, one especially painful question stands out: Why? What’s behind these acts of violence and rage? Read the full article  "The Dangers of Shame" in YU News and hear an interview with Dr. Fast on the Bob Salters program on CBS radio.

Dr. Jonathan Fast is an Associate Professor of social work at Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work.